On Mon, 2003-01-13 at 11:28, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > NotDashEscaped: You need GnuPG to verify this message > > > > Wouldn't it be easier (and more portable, see 7.3/7.2 system catalogs vs. > > psql) to have views for that? Do I miss a point here? > > Putting the \d commands into views has been on the TODO list for a long time: > I think it is actually the only psql-related item left, until we change > the backend protocol to indicate transaction state. I don't think a view > would have helped with the psql 7.2/7.3 change: a lot more changed than > simply the underlying SQL.
It would be a wise idea to use the INFORMATION_SCHEMA where possible for these, as that is pretty much guaranteed to be static in format. -- Rod Taylor <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> PGP Key: http://www.rbt.ca/rbtpub.asc
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